More than 400 bottles were donated by the Brookshire’s on Barksdale Boulevard in Bossier City, and another 200 bottles were donated by the Brookshire’s in Haughton last week to the Bossier Sheriff’s Office..
Benton Elementary participated in the NASP World Tournament in Madison, Wis., on July 11-13. The tournament consisted of teams from the United States, South Africa and Canada. This was Benton’s first trip to the World Tournament after a stellar year of archery competition.
Recovered were a green 2003 John Deere Model 894 eight-row corn header valued at $25,000 and a John Deer water pump, used for irrigation, valued at $1,000. A third item, a red and yellow New Holland Model 320 hay baler valued at $1,500 is still missing.
The Bossier City Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted an undercover operation Wednesday night at several local businesses as part of its ongoing illegal sales of alcohol to persons under the age of 21..
The so-called “pea farm,” located on the grounds of the Bossier Parish Minimum Security Facility near Plain Dealing, grows a variety of vegetables that will eventually end up on inmates’ dinner plates. And the vegetables are planted and harvested by the inmates themselves.
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington congratulated Parkway junior Anthony Visciotti June 26 with his selection to attend the FBI Youth Leadership Program this summer. Sheriff Whittington is holding the yellow brick he received from completing the physically challenging “Yellow Brick Road” run at the FBI National Academy in 2005.
Bossier Sheriff’s Office honors members of its Posse who served their country during World War II with a segment of video interviews from those who have been dubbed “The Greatest Generation” for growing up during the Great Depression and fighting in World War II.
The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. with the presentation of colors, opening prayer and Pledge of Allegiance led by the Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines. The National Anthem will be sung by Devin Allen Cartwright of Benton. Kurissa Parks of Parkway High School will play “God Bless America” on violin.